10 Growers to Share Direct-Seed Experience

PULLMAN, Wash. — Farmers and farm advisors attending the 2002 Northwest Direct Seed Cropping Systems Conference, Jan. 16-18, in Spokane, will hear first-hand accounts from 10 Northwest growers who are using direct seed systems. Roger Veseth, conference chair and Washington State University-University of Idaho Cooperative Extension conservation tillage specialist, said he expects about 700 growers […]

Northwest Direct Seed Conference Scheduled Jan. 16-18

PULLMAN, Wash. — The Fifth Northwest Direct Seed Cropping Systems Conference is scheduled Jan.16-18 at the Doubletree Hotel — City Center — in Spokane. The conference will be held in conjunction with Spokane Ag Expo and Pacific Northwest Forum. It will feature 24 speakers, including 10 growers from the Pacific Northwest and Canada. Some major […]

PNW Direct Seed Case Study Series Completed

PULLMAN, Wash. — Northwest grain growers who are interested in converting their operations to direct seeding can learn about this conservation farming system from a new series of 16 grower case studies published by Washington State University, the University of Idaho and Oregon State University. Roger Veseth, extension conservation tillage specialist for Washington State University […]

Direct Seed Conference Proceedings and Report Available

PULLMAN, Wash. — Free copies of the Proceedings from the 2001 Direct Seed Cropping Systems Conference and the 2000 PNW STEEP Annual Report on conservation tillage systems research and educational projects can be ordered from Washington State University’s crop and soil sciences department. The conference, held Jan. 17-19 in Spokane, featured 27 speakers, including 14 […]

Northwest Direct Seed Conference Videos Available

PULLMAN, Wash. — Digital-quality videos made at the 4th Northwest Direct Seed Cropping Systems Conference, Jan. 17-19, in Spokane are available from Washington State University. The conference featured 27 speakers, including 14 growers from five states and four foreign countries. More than 730 people attended. Four videos feature the four half-day focus sessions: Northern Great […]

Chilean Farmer to Speak at Direct Seed Conference

PULLMAN, Wash. — A Chilean farmer who has earned international recognition for using no-till farming techniques to return severely eroded cropland into productivity and profitability will speak at the 2001 Northwest Direct Seed Cropping Systems Conference in Spokane, Jan. 17-19. Carlos Crovetto, who farms 1,000 acres, avidly promotes no-till at speaking engagements in South America, […]

Direct Seed Web Forum Created for Northwest Farmers

PULLMAN, Wash. — At the request of Inland Northwest farmers, a new Internet forum has been established to help them get answers to questions about direct seed cropping systems and technologies. The forum was created to facilitate grower-to-grower communications, according to Roger Veseth, extension conservation tillage specialist with Washington State University and the University of […]